Public Health Law Summit 2017 – Western Region

 

Session Materials

 

 Sessions 1. Plenary Session: National Trends in Public Health Law

National Trends in Public Health Law
James G. Hodge, Jr., J.D., LL.M., Director, Western Region Office, Network for Public Health Law

 Sessions 2. Concurrent Sessions:

A. Regulation of Medical and Recreational Marijuana

B. Public Health Implications of Immigration Discrimination

Refugees and the Myth of the Promise Land
Nassrine Noureddine, Ed. D., M.S.N., R.N. California State University, Sacramento

Demographics and Demagoguery: Implications for the Health of California Farmworkers and their Families
Ed Kissam, WKF Fund

Additional Documents

Sessions 3. Concurrent Sessions:

A. Legal Issues Arising from Health Facility Failures/Closures

B. Using Taxation Policy to Accomplish Public Health Goal

Using Taxation Policy to Accomplish Public Health Goals
Kim Weidenaar, J.D., Deputy Director, Western Region Office, Network for Public Health Law

Taxing Sugar Sweetened Beverages - Lessons Learned from Oakland
Diane Woloshin, M.S., RD, Director, Coalition for Health Oakland Children

Disincentive or Punishment? Obesity Taxes, Stigma, and Health Inequalities
Lexi White, J.D., Ph.D. Candidate, Fellow, Western Region Office, Network for Public Health Law

Session 4. Plenary Session: Focus on Public Health Powers and Constitutional Practices

Sessions 5. Concurrent Sessions:

A. Public Health Data and Privacy Issues: Data Sharing, De-Identification, and More

Getting the Data You Need - Impact of Federal Privacy Laws on Public Health Data Collection
Denise Chrysler, J.D., Director, Mid-States Region Office, Network for Public Health Law

CHHS Data De-Identification Guidelines
Linette Scott, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Medical Information Officer, Deputy Director, Information Management Division, California Department Health Care Services

Public Health and Health Information Exchange
Bela T. Matyas M.D., M.P.H., Health Officer, Solano County

B. Mental Health/Wellness: Behavior Issues and Public Health Legal Implications

Assisted Outpatient Treatment - Tips for Implementation
Virginia Dario Elizondo, Deputy City Attorney, San Francisco City Attorney's Office

Mental Health/Wellness: Behavior Issues and Public Health Legal Implications
Corey S. Davis, J.D., M.S.P.H.,  Deputy Director, Southeastern Region Office, Network for Public Health law

Overdose Recognition and Response Program - Empowering Communities through Naloxone Distribution
Melinda Ruger - Executive Director, Harm Reduction Services

Sessions 6. Concurrent Sessions:

A. Emergency Powers and Legal Preparedness

B. Confronting Public Health Challenges Among the Homeless and Other Vulnerable Communities

Confronting Public Health Challenges among the Homeless and Other Vulnerable Communities
Leila Barraza, J.D., M.P.H., Consultant, Western Region Office, Network for Public Health Law, Assistant Professor, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona.

Housing Homelessness and the Deep Blue Sea
Allison Allbee, M.C.P., M.S. Arch, ChangeLab Solutions

Medical-Legal Partnerships: Upstream Legal Services for Vulnerable Communities
Yvonne Troya, J.D., Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy